Eutelia cinctipalpis Walker,
1865, List specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 33: 820.
Aegilia angulata Moore, 1882, in Hewitson & Moore, Descr.
new Indian lepid. Insects Colln
Atkinson, p. 146.
Anigraea deletoides Bethune-Baker,
1906, Novit. zool. 13: 230, syn. n.
Anigraea olivata Warren, 1914, Novit. zool. 21: 278,
Anigraea cinctipalpis Walker;
Gaede, 1937; Holloway, 1976: 17.
Diagnosis. This species is distinguished by the dull ochreous tinge to the rather
streaky forewings, traversed by irregular darker fasciae; the reniform is darker
brown; the aedeagus vesica is bifid and bears two blunt cornuti as illustrated.
Taxonomic notes. The two names brought into synonymy are based on specimens from New
Guinea similar in facies and male genitalia to cinctipalpis; deletoides has
slightly greyer forewings but is probably only a form. A. rufibasis Warren
from the Solomon Is. is similar externally but has a more developed male eighth
sternite - a more sclerotised stem leading to a splayed, bifurcate apex bearing
Geographical range. Indian subregion, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo,
Philippines, New Guinea, Queensland.
Habitat preference. A single specimen was taken in an agricultural area
at 1200m on G. Kinabalu, and five at 150m in hill dipterocarp forest on G. Mulu.
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